Tuesday, 11.12.2018

Dendropsia
Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

 

Definition: Visual hallucinations of irregular patterns, which resemble tree branches (Ffytche and Howard 1999).

 

Exploration: The presence of dendropsia can be established by interviewing the patient.

 

Reference:

 

Ffytche DH, Howard RJ. The perceptual consequences of visual loss: 'positive' pathologies of vision. Brain 1999; 122: 1247-60.

 

December 14, 2017